Speak Up for Home Heating Assistance in Pennsylvania!

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides one-time grants to help families afford their heating costs. Within the past year, LIHEAP has helped more than 310,000 Pennsylvanians pay their heating bills, restore their heating service, or prevent their heating service from being shut off. LIHEAP has helped families with seniors, young children, or people…

PA General Assembly Enacts Bipartisan Economic Recovery Bill, Removing Criminal Record Barriers to Occupational Licensing

On June 24 2020, the General Assembly enacted Senate Bill 637 (DiSanto, R-Dauphin/Perry and Schwank, D-Berks), which reforms occupational licensing by getting rid of outdated criminal record restrictions for the professions and occupations which are regulated by boards and commissions within the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs (BPOA).   Prior state law perpetuated racial…

¿Necesita Seguro Médico y no está Trabajando en su Empleo Anterior? Estas son las opciones. ¡Actúe ya para que no pierda su oportunidad!

Si no está trabajando porque está de licencia, fue despedido, o ha perdido su trabajo, debería consultar las siguientes opciones para la atención médica de usted y su familia. Debe conseguir la cobertura en un plazo de 60 DÍAS, contados a partir de cuando perdió la cobertura mediante su empleador, o perderá la oportunidad de…

Did you lose a job or work hours during the coronavirus crisis? You might be eligible for emergency cash assistance from Pennsylvania.

Deadline Extended to July 12! Starting May 11, 2020, the Department of Human Services will accept applications for its new cash assistance program called the Emergency Cash Assistance Program. The Emergency Cash Assistance Program will provide one-time cash grants to families who qualify. This could be helpful while you are waiting for your Unemployment Compensation…